The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 131 130 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 6 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.27% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.18% 1.52% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 14
Average daily rate
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£100 £141 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.20% -62.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
508 527 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.90% 18.10% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 241 374
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 55
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £20.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -4.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.67 £34.80 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 2
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes.

1 15 (100.00%) Lotus
2 13 (86.67%) MS Office
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Service Management
3 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (73.33%) MCP
4 11 (73.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (73.33%) SLA
4 11 (73.33%) OpenView
4 11 (73.33%) HP
4 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) LotusScript
7 1 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) HTTP
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (86.67%) MS Office
2 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus Notes Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Service Management
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) LotusScript
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) MCP
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 11 (73.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Lotus
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco